Simone Smith explains how she used visually outré imagery, claustrohobic frames and rear projection to find the madness of a chaotic family.
Documentary, Live Action, Premiere
Zhenia Kazankina breaks down the naturalist performances and mix of documentary and fiction methods of her 16mm reimagining of Greek myth in a Moscow park.
Art & Fashion
VERSUS discuss the unexpected cohesive aesthetic of their film trilogy showcasing Western Sydney's typically underrepresented and under-resourced artists.
Art & Fashion, Documentary, Premiere
Dawn Richard breaks down why she wanted to alter the cliched image of New Orleans through her compelling and empowering dance short.
Nat Gee explains how she used movement and camerawork to convey the inner workings of an intense anxiety attack for her experimental dance short.
Alex Cook delineates the process of creating the VFX for the flowing, ghost-like liquid featured in his short film/music video hybrid for Son Lux.
Live Action, Premiere
Mattis Ohana Goksøyr reveals why he chose to prioritise the audiovisual over dialogue in his experimental exploration of sexual pleasure and jealousy.
Art & Fashion, Premiere
Alexander Stamatiadis shares how he and his crew battled through freezing cold, snowy shooting conditions to capture their tender dance short.
Argam Gevorgyan enlightens DN as to how his latest short film is informed by his ongoing obsession with Armenia's rich history and culture.
Artist Lucy McRae reveals how she moulds her on-set adaptive and fluid creative approach into an enthralling sci-fi narrative during post-production.
Alberto Arellano details the intricate slow motion shots used to capture the spectacular FX in his experimental instructional telepath short.
Constructed with static frames, a deep depth of frame and bustling compositions, Ali Gill takes DN behind the scenes of a unique viewing experience.
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